Marco Bacio is a double PhD student of sociology at the University of Milan, Italy (where he teaches sociology to undergraduate students) and of gender studies at Lund University, Sweden (where he teaches quantitative methods to postgraduate students). His research interests include LGBT studies, gender studies, sexualities, sex work, and sociology of culture. Since 2011, he has been a research fellow at GENDERS, the Centre for Gender and Equality in Research and Science, at the University of Milan. Since 2019, he has been a member of Minerva – Laboratory on Diversity and Gender Inequality of Sapienza University of Rome. Since 2018, he has been a member of the scientific committee of the gender studies section of AIS (the Italian Sociological Association). Since 2020, he has been a member of the national board of AIS. His recent papers include “Social Suffering as Structural and Symbolic Violence: LGBT Experiences in the Face of AIDS Film Archive” (2018, with Cirus Rinaldi), “The Queer Researcher: Challenging Homonormativity in Research and Educational Settings” (2019, with Cirus Rinaldi), “Male Sex Work in Sweden: Criminalization of the Client” (2020, forthcoming).